University of Houston-Victoria

Staff Council


The committee promotes an atmosphere of cohesiveness and cooperation among staff, recognizes staff as an integral part of the institution, provides a forum for staff to discuss matters of the university, gives staff a collective voice, and serves as an advisory board to the President.

Reports to:



  • Mary Field, Chair
  • Theresa Hawken, Vice Chair
  • Shayna Palacios, Secretary
  • Rosemary McCusker, Past Chair 
  • Kendra Matthews, Victoria Member at Large
  • Camilla Sutton, Victoria Member at Large
  • Julie Buchhorn, Victoria Member at Large
  • Jennifer Reeder, Katy Member at Large
  • Kristy Hennessey, Katy Member at Large
  • Kiyanna Coleman, Katy Member at Large
  • Lauren Emerson, USSEC Member at Large
  • Rose Brett, Employee of the Month Committee Member for HR